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NRO: Unprecedented Obstructionism Wasn't So Bad

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America

National Review Online, while claiming to support a change in Senate procedure in order to "overcome partisan obstruction," refused to acknowledge that it was hyper-partisan obstructionism that forced Senate Democrats to embrace the...

The Democrats’ Obstruction Continues

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line

(John Hinderaker) I wrote about the Democrats’ unprecedented obstruction of President Trump’s executive branch and judicial nominees here, and specifically about Democratic Senators blocking judicial nominations with the archaic “bl...

Yes, Republicans Really Are Unprecedented in Their Obstructionism

Politics / US Politics : Kevin Drum

When we talk about Republican obstruction of judicial nominees in the Senate, the usual way is to look at filibusters and cloture votes. But that can sometimes be misleading, since cloture votes can happen for a variety of reasons. ...

Senate Judiciary Commitee Slows Confirmation Hearings In The Wake of GOP Obstructionism

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

From the moment President Obama took office, Senate Republicans waged a campaign of delay and obstruction against his judicial nominees. Indeed, the problem became so bad that conservative Chief Justice John Roberts felt the need to...

White House highlights Senate judiciary obstruction

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The White House is sounding a much needed alarm about the nation's judicial crisis and Senate obstructionism. From a post by Colleen Curtis at the White House blog: [E]arlier this month, the Senate left for its August recess without...


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